May 7th, 2019 at 12:00PM Mountain Daylight Time
Pre-registration required: https://cuboulder.zoom.us/meeting/register/3564b1479f49678c66858a512be5123a
The GeoClaw software and tsunami modeling
GeoClaw (http://www.geoclaw.org) is an open-source software package for solving two-dimensional depth-averaged equations over general topography using high-resolution finite volume methods and adaptive mesh refinement. Wetting-and-drying algorithms allow modeling inundation or overland flows. The primary applications where GeoClaw has been used are tsunami modeling and storm surge, although it has also been applied to dam break problems and other overland floods.
This tutorial will give an introduction to setting up a tsunami modeling problem in GeoClaw, including:
- Overview of capabilities,
- Installing the software,
- Using Python tools provided in GeoClaw to acquire and work with
topography DEMs and other datasets,
- Setting run-time parameters, including specifying adaptive refinement
- The VisClaw plotting software to visualize results using Python tools or
display on Google Earth.
This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://www.comses.net/events/537/